Getting Started with            @judiknight
Getting Started With WordPress?                www.newtricks.me
7 years ago. . . I Googled Myself - my business name                   www.newtricks.me    3
Dogster # 1 WHY ???           P.S. He only posted three times.                 www.newtricks.me             4
Answer:          www.newtricks.me
Answer:                 Dogster is a . . . Blog!Content Management Website,With lots of frequent content updates.Search En...
I Hated My Old Static Website               www.newtricks.me
How to Manage Content?                                                 New project . . .  My Old Website                  ...
How to Manage Content?                                                 New project . . .  My Old Website                  ...
Blog Organizes Content  WordPress Site                        Blah Blah Blah  More Text goes here               Footer    ...
Everyone Will Want This!                www.newtricks.me   11
What Makes WordPress Different?      Brochure Style Sites      Flash Animation Sites      Blogs: Blogger, Typepad      Wor...
I Chose WordPress•   Easy for end users to use•   Free - Open Source•   Lots of Development Plugins and Themes•   Big Comm...
WordPress Was a Good Bet!               www.newtricks.me   14
WordPress: Not Just Blog Now
WordPress: Not Just Blog Now
WordPress: Not Just Blog Now
WordPress WebsitesWordPress.com•Free•WordPress hosts•Site up in ten minutes•Limited themes•Limited plugins•Limited Customi...
WordPress WebsitesWordPress.org•Your own domain•Your Web Hosting•full functionality•customizable•all plugins•all themes•e-...
WordPress Website• Pages: Static Content   About, Contact, Services• Posts: Content that can have  multiples and be catego...
Great Web PresenceEvery Blog Post is Lottery Ticket in Google!                   www.newtricks.me            21
WordPress WebsiteYou must blog!                 www.newtricks.me   22
WordPress Website Blog Posts =•Projects•Events•Tips & Tricks•Reviews•Videos•Listings                 www.newtricks.me   23
How To Choose a Theme Oh My! There   AreSo Many!              www.newtricks.me
How To Choose a WordPress Theme 1,616         Free WordPressThemes  wordpress.org/extend/themes Plus, lots more that aren’...
How To Choose a WordPress Theme Premium Themes GPL License •Open Source Can’t Sell Code •Can Sell Tutorials / Support /Upg...
How To Choose a WordPress Theme Premium Themes http://wordpress.org/extend/themes/commercial/ •StudioPress •Woo Themes •Pr...
WordPress Website ThemesBlog Style
WordPress Websites ThemesCreative Business Style
WordPress Websites ThemesMagazine Style
WordPress Websites ThemesChoose a theme for its Bones.It is easier to customize.Caveat:You may need some help  setting up ...
WordPress Websites Themes    Easy to Do a WordPress Site.    But….    Easy to Do a Bad WordPress Site!
WordPress HelpWordPress Help• Local WordPress Meetups• WordCamps all around the world.• Suggest stay local.• Make sure the...
WordPress HelpFor More Great WordPress and Social MediaGoodness. . .Sign up for myFree Weekly Newsletter:Just a Digital Mi...
WordPress HelpFor More Great WordPress and Social MediaGoodness. . .               Keep in touch:             judi@newtric...
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Getting started with WordPress

  1. 1. Getting Started with @judiknight
  2. 2. Getting Started With WordPress? www.newtricks.me
  3. 3. 7 years ago. . . I Googled Myself - my business name www.newtricks.me 3
  4. 4. Dogster # 1 WHY ??? P.S. He only posted three times. www.newtricks.me 4
  5. 5. Answer: www.newtricks.me
  6. 6. Answer: Dogster is a . . . Blog!Content Management Website,With lots of frequent content updates.Search Engines Frequent Content. www.newtricks.me
  7. 7. I Hated My Old Static Website www.newtricks.me
  8. 8. How to Manage Content? New project . . . My Old Website Text goes here More Text goes here Previous Project Footer www.newtricks.me
  9. 9. How to Manage Content? New project . . . My Old Website Text goes here More Text goes here Previous project trashed Footer www.newtricks.me 9
  10. 10. Blog Organizes Content WordPress Site Blah Blah Blah More Text goes here Footer www.newtricks.me
  11. 11. Everyone Will Want This! www.newtricks.me 11
  12. 12. What Makes WordPress Different? Brochure Style Sites Flash Animation Sites Blogs: Blogger, Typepad WordPress and others. www.newtricks.me
  13. 13. I Chose WordPress• Easy for end users to use• Free - Open Source• Lots of Development Plugins and Themes• Big Community of Active Users www.newtricks.me 13
  14. 14. WordPress Was a Good Bet! www.newtricks.me 14
  15. 15. WordPress: Not Just Blog Now
  16. 16. WordPress: Not Just Blog Now
  17. 17. WordPress: Not Just Blog Now
  18. 18. WordPress WebsitesWordPress.com•Free•WordPress hosts•Site up in ten minutes•Limited themes•Limited plugins•Limited Customizability
  19. 19. WordPress WebsitesWordPress.org•Your own domain•Your Web Hosting•full functionality•customizable•all plugins•all themes•e-commerce
  20. 20. WordPress Website• Pages: Static Content About, Contact, Services• Posts: Content that can have multiples and be categorized. www.newtricks.me 20
  21. 21. Great Web PresenceEvery Blog Post is Lottery Ticket in Google! www.newtricks.me 21
  22. 22. WordPress WebsiteYou must blog! www.newtricks.me 22
  23. 23. WordPress Website Blog Posts =•Projects•Events•Tips & Tricks•Reviews•Videos•Listings www.newtricks.me 23
  24. 24. How To Choose a Theme Oh My! There AreSo Many! www.newtricks.me
  25. 25. How To Choose a WordPress Theme 1,616 Free WordPressThemes wordpress.org/extend/themes Plus, lots more that aren’t in the WordPress repository – but be careful with those. www.newtricks.me
  26. 26. How To Choose a WordPress Theme Premium Themes GPL License •Open Source Can’t Sell Code •Can Sell Tutorials / Support /Upgrades etc. www.newtricks.me
  27. 27. How To Choose a WordPress Theme Premium Themes http://wordpress.org/extend/themes/commercial/ •StudioPress •Woo Themes •Press 75 •Etc……. www.newtricks.me
  28. 28. WordPress Website ThemesBlog Style
  29. 29. WordPress Websites ThemesCreative Business Style
  30. 30. WordPress Websites ThemesMagazine Style
  31. 31. WordPress Websites ThemesChoose a theme for its Bones.It is easier to customize.Caveat:You may need some help setting up the site to look the way you want it to.
  32. 32. WordPress Websites Themes Easy to Do a WordPress Site. But…. Easy to Do a Bad WordPress Site!
  33. 33. WordPress HelpWordPress Help• Local WordPress Meetups• WordCamps all around the world.• Suggest stay local.• Make sure they have a lot of WP experience.• See Portfolio• Get References
  34. 34. WordPress HelpFor More Great WordPress and Social MediaGoodness. . .Sign up for myFree Weekly Newsletter:Just a Digital Minute!http://eepurl.com/qFgX
  35. 35. WordPress HelpFor More Great WordPress and Social MediaGoodness. . . Keep in touch: judi@newtricks.me @judiknight
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